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County Statistics 
Current county list: 474 
Top county lister: 416 (Don DesJardin; 88%) 
Top Big Year: 333 in 2001 (David Pereksta) 
Top Big Day: 186 on 28 Apr 2006 (Onik Arian, David Pereksta) 
"Best Bird": Xantus's Hummingbird (30 Jan-27 Mar 1988 Ventura) 
Close second: Buff-collared Nightjar (8 Jun 1996 Oxnard) 
Compiler for North American Birds: Oscar Johnson
P.O. Box 21903
Santa Barbara, CA 93121

Statistics last updated 9/07; see "explanations of county statistics" for details. Thank you to Guy McCaskie, Don DesJardin, David Pereksta, Steve Tucker, Walter Wehtje, and Oscar Johnson for supplying some of the information here.

Bird Clubs
Conejo Valley Audubon Society
Ventura Audubon Society

Birding Sites
Central Coast Birding Trail, Ventura County
Birding in Ventura County
Ventura County Birding Map - David Vander Pluym
Point Mugu - Seawatching
Ventura County Coast - Map
Ventura River Estuary - Maps
Santa Clara River Estuary - Maps
McGrath Lake - Maps
Ormond Beach Wetlands - Maps
Mugu Lagoon - Maps
State Parks
Ventura County Parks and Beaches
Anacapa Island
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
Angeles National Forest
Los Padres National Forest
Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge

Other Birding Resources
Ventura County Birding - Mailing List
Ventura Birding -
Bird sightings in the Santa Barbara Channel
Southern California Birding Field Trips Calendar - Compiled by Steve Sosensky
California Gnatcatchers, Simi Valley
Southwestern Willow Flycatchers breeding at Fillmore
Arundo donax used by Southwestern Willow Flycatcher
Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology
Island Packers
Channel Islands - Nautical Maps

Checklist of the Birds of Ventura County - Contributed by Don Desjardin
Checklist of the Birds of Ventura County - Ventura Audubon Soc.
Checklist of birds for the Channel Islands National Park
Checklist of birds for the Santa Monica Mountains
Endangered Species

Please send corrections, additions or updates to Joe Morlan:
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